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At bigdog we understand the importance of creating a team that works beautifully together. It’s the only way to create ideas the world can’t ignore. From award-winning campaigns for big names to creating the next best thing in digital, we’re all about getting the inspiration flowing and creating stand-out work in the process – not to mention Friday beers and bacon butties.

You’ll find no brief is the same, no client is the same and no office is the same (no joke – there’s a giant bone in Leicester). If you want to work with some of the biggest brands in the UK and a bunch of direct talkers, inventive thinkers and creative idea-makers, then send in your CV.

 

Senior Account Planner

Location - Leicester/Birmingham

Contract - This role can be permanent, long-term temporary or freelance.

Essential Experience:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience of integrated multi-channel planning in an agency environment
  • Comfortable working across the communications planning discipline, from brand strategy through to campaign planning, digital and offline


Essential skills:

  • Able to interrogate and interpret client marketing and communications briefs 
  • To take the lead in developing robust and coherent communications strategies to meet client objectives
  • The ability to source and apply market, audience and channel insights to integrated communications plans
  • Play a key role in positioning, proposition development and messaging hierarchies
  • Able to wrote compelling creative briefs and support the creative development process
  • Confident, articulate and persuasive, both verbally and written
  • A good presenter, with strong communications skill, excellent client skills, and passionate about the creative product
  • Strong team player, capable of working alongside senior team members across client services, creative and client
  • Flexible, self-motivated and hardworking, with a pragmatic view of communications, capable of working quickly and accurately
  • High levels of proactivity, quality control and personal curiosity
  • Full driving license, own car, and a flexible attitude to travel
  • Fully conversant across the entire Microsoft Office Suit

Interested parties should send their CV and portfolio to recruitmentwest@bigdogagency.com with LIVE SAP in the subject line please.

 

Account Manager

Location – Leicester

Essential skills and experience:

  • Big brand experience, preferably Kitchen / Homes / Electrical 
  • Well versed in fully integrated brand campaigns
  • Experienced in working alongside other agency partners (i.e. media)
  • Positive, proactive, can do attitude, with a forward thinking approach
  • Desire to grow a client portfolio by identifying and seizing opportunities organically or through new areas of the client’s business
  • Clear understanding of the importance of financial rigour and accurate reporting
  • Strong time management, outstanding organisation skills
  • The ability to multi-task while working to deadlines, and retaining a professional approach
  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible and an agile thinker
  • Accurate numerical and analytical skills
  • Competent across the entire Microsoft Office suite
  • Driver’s license

Interested parties should send their CV and portfolio to recruitmentwest@bigdogagency.com with AM 01/17 in the subject line please.

 

Account Executive

Location – Leicester

Essential skills:

  • A relevant degree or a demonstration that marketing is your passion
  • A minimum of 6 month’s AE experience or a demonstration of an understanding of agency life i.e. a placement
  • Passionate about the opportunity to work in a busy advertising agency, and excited about the challenges this brings
  • Positive, proactive, can do attitude
  • Strong organisation and time management
  • Ability to multi-task whilst working to deadlines, and maintaining a professional approach
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible, agile thinker
  • Accurate numerical and analytical skills
  • Competent across the entire Microsoft Office suite
  • Driver’s license

Interested parties should send their CV and portfolio to recruitmentwest@bigdogagency.com with AE 01/17 in the subject line please.

 

Business Development Executive

Location – Leicester or Birmingham

Essential skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year’s telesales experience   OR   1 year’s marketing experience within an agency or client side
  • Must be self-confident, assertive, inquisitive, flexible, determined and diligent
  • An active listener and quick thinker, flexible and opportunistic
  • A self-starter, with good business acumen and good attention to detail

We are looking for someone who can call a variety of people, and relate to them individually. A positive attitude, determination and loads of energy are essential.

When speaking to decision makers, the successful candidate will be the voice of the agency, and show intelligence and a good understanding of the marketing industry and the services we provide. They need to be naturally inquisitive, and a great listener, with strong attention to detail, to ensure we never miss an opportunity.

Interested parties should send their CV and portfolio to recruitmentwest@bigdogagency.com with BDE 01/17 in the subject line please.

 

Freelancer?

We're always on the lookout for those 'free spirited' people who are looking to work with us and get involved with our lovely clients.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and a cover letter to iwanttofreelance@bigdogagency.com including the subject line FREELANCE INTEREST. We'll do our best to get back to you as soon as possible should the wind blow in the right direction.

 

Can’t see the right role for you?

No problem. We accept speculative CVs directly from candidates and we’ll contact you if we have a suitable vacancy in the future.

To work in our Leicester or Birmingham offices, please email your CV/portfolio.

To work in our Norwich or London offices, please email your CV/portfolio.

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